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Scouts' Take

On the Kings, who were off to a 3-4 start at week's end:

"They miss Vlade Divac in the locker room and on the court, where they aren't getting as many easy shots without his passing; Chris Webber can hardly run or jump with his bad knee, and so he's jacking up jumpers; and I'm guessing that Peja Stojakovic's poor rhythm [17.9 ppg on 39.1% shooting] has to do with his demand to be dealt after he was criticized by Webber last summer. This used to be everybody's favorite team to watch; I don't know if they can get back to being that again."